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51a0052 – 3551   Acleris inana (Robinson, 1869)

© Ken Childs - gen.
Genitalia: Identified by female genitalia, see Clark (1987).
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Synonymy: Teras inana Robinson, 1869
Taxonomic Notes: Acleris inana (Robinson, 1869) includes as a synonym Acleris lipsiana of authors; (not [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775) in Pohl et al. (2010), ZooKeys. 38: 332, 424, however, DNA barcode implies that that those records may refer to Acleris capizziana Obraztsov, 1963, see Gilligan et al. (2020), Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Clarke, J.F.G., 1987. The correct identification of Acleris inana (Robinbson) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 89: 175-176.
  • Gilligan, T.M., J.W. Brown, J, Baixeras, 2020. Immigrant Tortricidae: Holarctic versus Introduced Species in North America. Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
  • Pohl, G.R., G.G. Anweiler, B.C. Schmidt, & N.G. Kondla, 2010. An annotated list of the Lepidoptera of Alberta, Canada. ZooKeys, 38: 1-549.
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Acleris inana
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Acleris inana
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